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unflinching

firm, showing no signs of fear, not drawing back

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mediocre

average, ordinary, undistinguished

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lucrative

bring in money; profitable

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expulsion

the process of driving or forcing out

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adjourn

to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place

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erratic

not regular or consistent; different from what is ordinarily expected; undependable

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feint (noun)

a deliberately deceptive movement; a pretense

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jeer (verb)

to make fun of rudely or unkindly

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proliferate

to reproduce, increase, or spread rapidly

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terse

brief and to the point

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alien (noun)

a citizen of another country

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dissolute

loose in one's morals or behavior

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subjugate

to conquer by force, bring under complete control

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tantalize

to tease; to torment by teasing
When I am put on a diet, the treats in bakery windows seem to have been put there to tantalize me.

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tarnish

to soil, stain, tarnish, defile, besmirch

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fodder

food for horses or cattle; raw material for a designated purpose

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illegible

difficult or impossible to read

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comely

having a pleasing appearance

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compensate

to make up for; to repay for services

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fortify

to strengthen, build up

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feint (verb)

to make a deceptive movement; to make a pretense of

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jeer (noun)

a rude remark of derision

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alient (adjective)

foreign, strange

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to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place

adjourn

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average, ordinary, undistinguished

mediocre

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the process of driving or forcing out

expulsion

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a citizen of another country; foreign, strange

alien

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a deliberately deceptive movement; a pretense; to make a deceptive movement; to make a pretense of

feint

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to reproduce, increase, or spread rapidly

proliferate

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having a pleasing appearance

comely

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to make up for; to repay for services

compensate

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food for horses or cattle; raw material for a designated purpose

fodder

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to strengthen, build up

fortify

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to conquer by force, bring under complete control

subjugate

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to soil, strain, tarnish, defile, besmirch

sully

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not regular or consistent; different from what is ordinarily expected; undependable

erratic

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difficult or impossible to read

illegible

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to make fun of rudely or unkindly; a rude remark of derision

jeer

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to tease or torment by teasing
Sometimes by brother will _____________ me by showing me a toy I want but can't have.

tantalize

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brief and to the point

terse

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bringing in money; profitable

lucrative

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firm, showing no signs of fear, not drawing back

unflinching

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loose in one's morals or behavior

dissolute

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not regular or consistent; different from what is ordinarily expected; undependable

erratic